Rackspace is a hosting company based in San Antonio, Texas that prides itself in providing industry-leading customer support ad hosting value for those that are making the logical move to managed computing. We are growing rapidly due to our past successes (delighted customers), business model, and excellent customer support. We are looking for highly-motivated, competent individuals that can help propel us to the next level.
The Rackspace Private Cloud (RPC) team is looking for an experienced Data Scientist who's adaptable and can help us understand and solve our business problems. We need a great communicator that can work with our team and customers to help ensure that everyone understands the data, and the insights we're deriving from it.
As a member of the RPC Operational Fabric team, you'll work with software developers, SREs, and stakeholders to help us transform RPC into a data-driven organization. You'll do this by helping our team understand the existing data, asking the right questions, gathering the right information, and building models and self-service reports to help our business leaders make sound data-driven decisions about how to scale and operate our organization.
It's important to go into a job understanding what you'll be working on, and what skills you need to be successful. At a high level, we're looking for folks who can jump right into the middle of our data, sit down with customers, and start understanding how to build models and create reports in order to help our team make more data-driven management decisions.
These are some attributes that we think a successful candidate will need in order to be effective in the role. We know people have different strengths and weaknesses, but you should have some experience with all of these, and be ready to use them on a daily basis.
In addition to the key skills listed above, here are some other skills that you'll likely be using on a regular basis. We don't expect everyone to have all of these skills, but exceptional candidates will have experience with, or be excited to learn :
We're a helpful and supportive group, and we're not going to leave you without a clue of where to go or what to do. That said, we're looking for senior level individuals who can demonstrate a high degree of autonomy and provide self-direction. After all, you'll be the domain expert in your area.
Experience and Education
There are a lot of ways to get experience. Hands on work and education are both great ways to learn what you need to do for the job. We're looking for someone who has an advanced degree in Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another technology-related field, as well as 7+ years of hands-on experience working with statistical, data analysis and Machine Learning.
Please email your resume/github/linkedin (your choice!) to Jesse J. Cook. No agencies or recruiters please.
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Rackspace is committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.